Troon is an easy to enter harbour that sees some ferry traffic, cargo traffic, and fishing boat activity. The Marina formed in the inner harbour, offers very good shelter plus full marina facilities, including fuel alongside. (A bit of a rarity on this part of the coast, worth filling up if you are heading south).
All normal town facilities are on hand for the crew, including good transport connections. For the yacht, full boatyard and specialist services are available. ... read more
In general Troon is relatively easy to approach even in onshore conditions, but big seas can build up with strong SW winds. Lamlash Harbour on Arran is easy to enter in these conditions, but offers little in the way of facilities. Alternatively to the North, Largs has protection from the SW in the approaches.
If approaching Troon from the North there are various off lying dangers including Lappock Rock, and Mill Rock that can be cleared by staying outside of the 20 m line, with the run in to the harbour commencing when entrance bears SE. ... read more
Call the Marina on the above-mentioned VHF channels for allocation of a berth. Telephone 01292 315553, office open 24 hours. Alongside berthing is available on "A" pontoon for those who have not called in. This is the first pontoon on your starboard side as you enter. Visitors should report to the marina office at their earliest convenience.
Short-stays of up to 6 hours will cost £10.00 flat rate, while overnight stays work out at £2.63 per metre. Weekly stays are £13.15 per metre, and monthly stays are £48.96 per metre. The overnight price includes shore power. They have a website: ... read more
The notes for Troon were updated by Don T on the 7th March 2013. I have added information on the HSS schedules to Larne. Prices are being maintained at the 2012 rates which have been updated. Note that Camping Gaz is available and that petrol may become available (check with the marina)